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  1. Do you need to update your First Aid training? We're offering an 'Emergency First Aid at Work' course on Monday 1 July in Guildford, Surrey. This course is designed for land-based professionals, meets HSE requirements and is valid for three years. It also includes additional topics for arborists, as recommended by the Forestry Commission. Apply online today! - https://www.merristwood.ac.uk/…/Arboriculture%20&%20Forestry
  2. It is now advisable for all Arborists to have the more in-depth First Aid qualification (+F), an add on to the standard 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work that covers catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries, Lyme disease and extremes of heat and cold. You NEVER know when you might need to use these skills, so get yourselves UP TO DATE NOW! Our course, run by a trainer who has military medical experience and is an Arborist of 15 years, uses real life experiences from the Arb industry making it engaging, relevant and helpful. Feedback from our staff is that it is the best First Aid course they have ever attended. We are now opening it up to the wider Arb community for £90 + VAT. Places are limited and on a first come first served basis, details below: Course: Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry (EFAW), 1 day course Date: Tuesday 11 June 2019 Time: 8.30am registration, course runs from 9am – 4.30pm Venue: Penyard House, Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, HR9 7YH Price includes training course and materials, certification (valid for 3 years) and tea and coffee throughout the day. To book your place email us at info@chapeltreeservices.co.uk
  3. Do you need to update your First Aid training? Our Emergency First Aid at Work short course includes additional topics recommended by the Forestry Commission, including severe bleeding, crush injury, hypothermia and Lyme disease. One day short course - multiple dates available. Only £80! For more information and to book, please visit our website - https://www.merristwood.ac.uk/CourseInformation/ShortCourseDetails.aspx/727000234066894/Arboriculture & Forestry
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    This highly comprehensive course offers delegates an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification with the Forestry (+F) element. This course is extensive and covers the most relevant subject matter including all topics as specified by both the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Forestry Commission. The +F subjects are included to enhance safety in tree work whether domestic or remote working practice. The Syllabus offers: All topics of the L2 Emergency First Aid at Work course results in the award of a Qualsafe awards Certificate valid for 3 years. In addition to this candidates are issued an additional certificate covering the following subjects: Lone Working / Remote Site Considerations Neck and Spine Injury Anaphylaxis / Allergic Reaction Lyme Disease Crush Injury Suspension Trauma Helmet Removal Major Hemorrhage Environmental Illness The day will be held at Sorbus International HQ in Frome Somerset. Price includes lunch! To book your place click here: https://www.sorbus-intl.co.uk/Arb-Specific-First-Aid-Course
  5. SilverBull worked with Arborist first aid trainers for 2 years identifying the essential first aid items needed for Climbing Arborists or anyone using a chainsaw. A C.A.T Tourniquet and 6” Israeli Bandage are two potentially lifesaving items that with the right training, can be used to quickly stop a catastrophic bleed. The SilverBull P.A.T (Personal Arb Trauma) kit is designed to contain these two essential items and easily attach to a belt or climbing harness. The easy open function and “pull cord” release feature means the system can be easily operated using one hand. The bright orange colour and green First Aid symbol, make the SilverBull P.A.T Kit clearly identifiable by colleagues. The new Silverbull Arb Trauma Kit and it's contents are available at TREEKIT now. The new Silverbull Arb Trauma Kit and it's contents are available at TREEKIT now.
  6. Would this be useful for us out in the field RevMedx XStat device FDA approved to seal wounds for civilians - Tech Insider
  7. I have just completed and passed a First Aid course at AGE121 and they basically outlined a few things that come in handy for Arborists. Maybe it would be useful giving them a call. I'm not sure who you should ask for, but maybe one of the guys who arranged my training can help. Thanks
  8. Hi everyone. My name is Billy and I am in the very early stages of setting up my health and safety consultancy SG Safety Group LTD. I am also a qualified Arborist but unfortunately injury has forced a new career path. I am after some thoughts from you guys on how useful my new business venture would be to the arb industry. I know through experience that if you want to register with CHAS or SAFEcontractor they make you jump through many hoops so I could help with this and also compliance with the law. It's only going to get worse for red tape. My plan is to offer services that include: LOLER inspections Bespoke health and safety policies Responsible person status on a retainer Safety audits and inspections COSHH assessments Risk assessments Method statements Fire risk assessments Certified Manual handling training Certified First aid training Certified COSHH training plus a few other things. I know that a lot of you trade as sole traders and some of these services won't be of any use to you but any thoughts on what will work or what I might be wasting my time with would be great. The Arb industry isn't the only industry I service but with my background it is something I want to explore. All the training can be done at your premises or home. Anyway let me know your thoughts and please be gentle.
  9. i am self employed ntpc trained brush cutter user and also come with upto date first aid ticket.i am current looking for any brush cutter or stimmer work within the uk.any work will be considered. feel free to messages me on here if you are intrested and can talk about day aviable and pay rates
  10. Hi All Reason for starting this particular thread is if anyone had ideas for "the essential" First Aid kit. I came across a product called Celox hemostatic granules (see link below) and ALWAYS carry. There's also Celox - A for deeper wounds. Basically you sprinkle them on large wounds and they clot the blood very rapidly and prevent potentially life threatening blood loss. I reckon EVERY climber should have it in their kit. If you purchase a packet of either Celox or Celox-A carry it in a tupperware and clearly label "Blood Stopper - Just Sprinkle on wound" making it easy for your workmen to identify. Also make your work mates aware that you carry it. Let's face it even though tree surgery work has improved it's H&S tenfold in the past ten years; it's still a dangerous occupation. Going to work without it is like going to Bangok without your rubbers. http://www.sammedical.com/celox_original.html http://www.sammedical.com/celox_a.html

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